Doncaster Unit 5, Shaw Wood Business Park, Shaw Wood Way Doncaster DN2 5TB
Recruitment Assistant 2023-11-10 Higher Success is assisting a recruitment business in an exciting stage of their expansion. Higher Success 2023-12-10

1822 DAY

18K to 22K


Recruitment Assistant

18K to 22K

Sittingbourne, permanent

Recruitment Assistant

Higher Success is assisting a recruitment business in an exciting stage of their expansion. Due to opening a new business area and revenue stream they are in urgent need of additional administration support. This role is a little different to other admin roles as there are 3 keys areas which are equally important.

- General and Recruitment admin

- Payroll assistance

- Resourcing candidates

You will work closely with the Admin manager, the recruitment consultants and the payroll manager and provide support in all areas. This is a very varied and fast paced role, with full training and support.


  • Assist with the recruitment process by sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates to assist the recruitment team
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews to assist the recruitment team
  • Conduct reference checks and background screenings and other compliance for workers.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date candidate records in the applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Collating compliance documentation and doing starter checks such as ID checks, references etc for new contractors
  • Be first point of communication for the office
  • Post job adverts onto a range of job boards and social media
  • Register new candidates for work
  • Create contracts for candidates and get clients and candidates to sign before start date
  • Contract Extensions
  • Payroll and time sheet queries and issues
  • Help process payroll

The majority of the role will be admin and payroll focused, however you will also support the recruiters to find good people.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally you will be a Sixth Form or college leaver
  • You will need some office based experience in administration, customer services, recruitment, administration, sales etc, and have transferable skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated friendly with a can do attitude
  • Fast paced worker, positive and upbeat, strong verbal communication skills
  • Confident to do inbound and outbound calls (you may be asked to do some calls in your final interview)
  • Good Microsoft office skills
  • Good level of Excel
  • Team worker, flexible to do work outside of job spec. This this a small team and they need someone with can do attitude that can muck in and help out when busy, all hands on deck

Salary is £18K to £22K starting salary, there is discretionary bonus when the company is doing well.